After the announcement of his 6 SAMA 26 Nominations, today Mlindo The Vocalist was surprised with six certifications off his debut album on Live Amp. The Amablesser singer was about to have his interview with the Live Amp presenters when his team surprised him on stage with plagues for the following certifications:
- Platinum Album Award for Emakhaya;
- Double Platinum Single Award for Amablesser;
- Platinum Single Award for Macala featuring Kwesta, Thabsie and Sfeesoh;
- Gold Single Award for Egoli;
- Gold Single Usbahle;
- Gold Single Award for Emakhaya.
What a year it has been for newcomer, Mlindo The Vocalist. Having been discovered by acclaimed producer, DJ Maphorisa on social media early in 2018, Mlindo knew that when left Port Shepstone he would never return unfulfilled. He took the country by storm with Amablesser, and his message resonated far and wide the old and the young alike. His debut album Emakhaya dominated the charts and became South Africa’s favourite – confirming him is not just a new breakout star of 2018, but one of the most gifted vocalists to have emerged from South Africa.
“I am still in shock! This has been such an amazing year for me with the SAMA nominations and now this!” said the elated singer
“I knew he was always going to be great! I am proud of the boy,” said DJ Maphorisa.
“We would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Mlindo for the excellence portrayed by his body of work, Emakhaya. The album has received critical acclaimed status and these plaque awards represented are the icing on the cake. These projects have achieved impressive commercial success”, said Refiloe Ramogase, General Manager of Sound African Recording a division of Sony Music Entertainment.
Stream or Download his Gold certified single Egoli – https://SonyMusicAfrica.InK.to/MTVEM
Watch the video for Macala featuring Kwesta, Thabsie and Sfeesoh – https://smarturl.it/MLIMAC
Check out his LIVE AMP performance of Egoli featuring SJAVA: https://youtu.be/CUInzlZTrNg
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